Monthly Archives: August 2016

Motivational Music Monday #28

Motivational Music Monday #28 is a first in the series, in that it is the first Motivational Music Monday that is published on a Tuesday.  Though it might be Wednesday by the time I actually get the article finished!  But, we can’t miss one and there are reader shout-outs, treats and music to attend. So… Read More »

Happy Hour from Hurricane Ridge

Relaxing with a nice cold beer looking over a beautiful sunset on the Strait of Juan de Fuca seems to be an ideal time to jot down a few thoughts on a Friday Happy hour from our mini-vacation in the beautiful town of Port Angeles.  If you are not familiar with the geography, Port Angeles… Read More »

Motivational Music Monday #27

It’s been a quiet post-race zero miles week in terms of running but still a great week and weekend that started with our traditional after-race karaoke “party” on Friday and finished listening to tunes while making dinner and spending some quality family time as I drafted Motivational Music Monday #27! So, no running and to be… Read More »

Monthly Goals Check – July

Well, now that we are well over half-way through August and I just finished, what turned into marathon number 10, we better have a quick look back at July, otherwise the year will end and the collection of monthly summaries will be incomplete.  And, that just wouldn’t be right.  I really need to try to… Read More »

Motivational Music Monday #26

The cries of disbelief echoed as Monday morning rolled around and the Motivational Music Monday pick was nowhere to be found…well not really.  But, it is Monday and we are going to catch up with the weekly post and keep the tunes and the treats rolling on the blog.  Time for a quick look back at another… Read More »

Motivational Music Monday #25

Greetings everyone!  Wow, it’s time again already for a quick look back at the week and the latest pick for your playlists with Motivational Music Monday #25.  We’ve reached the quarter century marker and have had a lot of fun along the way.  All the great feedback and contributions to the music picks is very… Read More »

Friday Thoughts from Seattle

It’s Friday!! That alone is reason enough to be happy!  As we pour ourselves a Happy Hour beverage, I feel like writing a quick fun post to share a few Friday thoughts from a normal working summer day in Seattle!  You might say it was inspired a bit by Wifey’s great blog post today that… Read More »

Missoula Marathon Final Thoughts

A few Missoula Marathon Final Thoughts that didn’t quite fit into the race recap – I guess this is like the editors cut bonus content that they used to put on DVDs…do we still use DVDs? I best go ask my son because I’m pretty sure we’re supposed to stream everything and all we need to… Read More »